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Plus de fleurs mais d'etranges signes

We have already sampled First World War poetry with the work by Siegfried Sassoon, posted here on October 5th. Today we will join the French troops and look at a poem by Guillaume Apollinaire, who fought as an infantryman in the trenches, and was seriously wounded mid-way through the war. 516 more words

Typographic Portrait for Eva - Graphic Design Homework - November 2014

I just finished my graphic design homework devoted to TERRIBLE, TERRIFYING, FRIGHTENING… TYPOGRAPHY. And I  am AFRAID of typography. This piece of homework consisted in creating a typographic artwork presenting someone – look, age, personality, tastes, hobbies and artistic influences.  278 more words

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Guillaume Apollinaire: "Twilight"


In the shadow of the dead’s caresses
On a lawn where the daylight hours break,
The little mime-girl slowly undresses 109 more words
Paul Weinfield

Now and then it is good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.


Sous le pont Mirabeau coule la Seine

Today we are back in early 20th century Paris with Guillaume Apollinaire’s poem, “Le Pont Mirabeau”. This may be his most famous poem (although how would I know?). 421 more words


I found the book ‘Cubism’ by Guillaume Apollinaire in the University Center Library. It is accessible online as well if you login to your New School account. 240 more words


En voyant des drapeaux ce matin je ne me suis pas dit

Into the early twentieth century today, with a poem in French by Guillaume Apollinaire, seen at the time as a modernist poet, part of the ferment of one hundred years ago which saw the emergence of Picasso, electricity, automobiles, powered flight, and experimentation in many domains. 794 more words